Come June 30, 2017, Hong Kong Airlines will begin operating a daily service toÂ Vancouver, creating new competition for Air Canada and Cathay Pacific. While confirmation is still pending, it is likely that the airline will switch from the Airbus A3320-200 to the A350-900 once it receives its first A350 aircraft next August. The new Hong Kong-Vancouver route launchâ€”which will mark the airlineâ€™s expansion to North Americaâ€”is in line with the carrierâ€™s ongoing strategy to accelerate its global development blueprint. â€śThis year marks the additionÂ of 11 new destinations including Australia and New Zealand, which is a record-breaking achievement,â€ť explained co-chairman Zhang Kui. Having recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, Hong Kong AirlinesÂ has also lined up a slew ofÂ other equally exciting activities and services to mark the milestone, including the upcoming debut of its new VIP lounge in the Midfield Concourse of Hong Kong International Airport.
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